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AnnotatedBibliography

AnnotatedBibliography:Socrates
BryanDelaCruz
Period8
April29,2016
WestCareerandTechnicalAcademy

AnnotatedBibliography

PrimarySource(s):

Jowett,B.andP.(1871).Apology.RetrievedMay28,2016from
http://www.sacredtexts.com/cia/Plato/apology.htm

ThisisaprimarysourcedocumentmadebyPlato,Socratesstudent.Socratesdidnot
writeanybooksbuttheApologyistheonlypublicationthatreallyemphasizesthe
entiretyofSocratespersonalityandphilosophy.Thisisareallyimportantandcredible
pieceofinformationbecauseitistheoneoftheauthenticpiecesofwritingthatiswritten
byPlatohimself.ThisdocumenttalksaboutSocratesdefenseofhimselfagainst
Athenianauthoritiesclaimsthatheiscorruptingtheyouth,doesntbelieveingod,etc.Of
allthesourcesthatIhaveresearched,thisisthemostimportantandthemostauthentic.I
believethatthisresourcewillhelpmethemostinmyresearchproject.

SecondarySources:

Ambury,J.M.(2014).InternetEncyclopediaofPhilosophy,RetrievedApril06,2016,from
http://www.ietp.utm.edu/socrates/

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Thissourceisasecondarysourcethatprovidesawellthoroughexplanationofwhat
Socrateshasdoneduringhislifetime.Iamsurethatthisisacrediblesourcebecausethe
websitesurlendswith.edu.Ibelievethat.edusitesaresitesthatareapprovedtobe
crediblebygovernmentsanduniversities.TheinformationIreceivedinthiswebsiteare
veryplenty.ComparedtothesitesIvevisitedonmypastsources,this,however,isvery
similarbutismoreprofessionallywrittenandhasmanyotherfactssuchasthe
influencesthatSocratesthinkinghasmadeonverypopularmodernphilosopherssuchas
Hegel,Kierkegaard,Nietzsche,andmanymore.Thissourcehashelpedmeunderstand
morethoroughlytheinfluencesSocrateshasmadeonmodernphilosophy.

Socrates,PlatoandAristotle:TheBigThreeinGreekPhilosophy(2014).RetrievedApril06,
2016from
http://www.dummies.com/howto/content/

Thisisasecondarysourcewebsitethatismadebyaverypopularbrandcalled
Dummiesverypopularformakingbooksabouthowtosandmanydifferenttopics
andaddingfordummiestoappealtomanypeople.TheinformationIfoundinthis
websiteisasupersummarizationoftheGreekphilosophicaltrioSocrates,Plato,and
Aristotle.ThissecondarysourcehelpedmesummarizewhatSocrateshasdoneinhislife
andsomeofPlatos,Socratesstudent.

Socrates.(2016).RetrievedMarch29,2016from
http://www.biography.com/people/socrates
/94422126#related_video_gallery/

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ThewebsiteisasecondarysourcemadebytheeditorsofBiography.com.Iknowthatit
iscrediblebecauseBio.comiswidelyknownfortheirbiographiesofmanyfamous
peopleandtheyevenhavetheirownTVchannelcalledBio.Thewebsitetalkedaboutthe
lifeofSocrates,wherehelived,whenhedied,whathegotfamousfor,andhisinfluences
intodayssociety.ThisbiographyhelpedmeunderstandmoreaboutSocratesearlylife
philosophyandpersonality.

TheIdeasofSocrates.(2013,April21).RetrievedMarch29,2016from
http://academyofideas.com/2013/04/the_ideas_of_socrates/

Thisvideoisasecondarysourcethatismadebytwobrothersfromawebsitecalled
AcademyofIdeas.Althoughitdoesntstateanyacademicinstitutionsfromtheirwebsite,
Iknewthiswascrediblebecausethevideoandhundredsmore,camefromawebsitethat
aimstoprovideeveryonewithknowledgeandbetterunderstandingoftheteachingof
greatestphilosophers,scientists,andeconomists.ThevideotalksaboutSocratesideasof
takingcareofyoursoul,convictionthatknowledgeofvirtueisnecessarytobecome
virtuous,hisbelievethatevilactsaredoneoutofignorancehenceinvoluntarily,andhis
presumptionthatcommittinginjusticeisfarmoreworsethansufferingfrominjustice.
ThissourcehasgavemeabetterunderstandingofwhatkindofpersonSocratesisand
theideashedeeplybelievesin.

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